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9/11 and the Design of Counterterrorism Institutions

by Michael Karlsson

How did the North European states react to the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001? Michael Karlsson argues that 9/11 led to a considerable pressure to strengthen rules and practices for counterterrorism and security, ...

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A Call to Arms

Mobilizing America for World War II

by Maury Klein

The colossal scale of World War II required a mobilization effort greater than anything attempted in all of the world's history. The United States had to fight a war across two oceans and three continents--and to do so, it had to build and equip

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A Cruel and Shocking Act

The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

by Philip Shenon

<p>The questions have haunted our nation for half a century: Was the President killed by a single gunman? Was Lee Harvey Oswald part of a conspiracy? Did the Warren Commission discover the whole truth of what happened on November 22, ...

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A Cruel and Shocking Act

The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

by Philip Shenon

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A Dangerous World?

Threat Perception and U.S. National Security

by Christopher A. Preble & John Mueller

In 2013, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey stated that the world is “more dangerous than it has ever been.” Is this accurate? Do we live in a world that is uniquely dangerous? Is it possible that the many threats and ...

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A Life of Resistance

Ada Prospero Marchesini Gobetti (1902-1968)

by Jomarie Alano

By the time Turin was liberated in April 1945, writer, translator, teacher, and women's rights activist Ada Gobetti had been fighting fascism for almost twenty-five years. This biography frames her wartime activism in the <I>Resistenza</I> as a ...

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A People's Tragedy

The Russian Revolution – centenary edition with new introduction

by Orlando Figes

<p><b>Unrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, <i>A People’s Tragedy </i>is the most vivid, moving and comprehensive history of the Russian Revolution available today.</b></p><p>‘A modern masterpiece’ Andrew Marr</p><p>‘The most moving

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A People’s History of Riots, Protest and the Law

The Sound of the Crowd

by Matt Clement

<div>This book examines how movements from below pose challenges to the status quo. The 2010s have seen an explosion of protest movements, sometimes characterised as riots by governments and the media. But these are not new phenomena, rather ...

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A Postcolonial Critique of the Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC "Terrorism" Bank Cases

by Marouf Hasian, Jr.

This book provides readers with a postcolonial reading of the case of Linde et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC, and argues that American courtrooms are being used by rhetors to tell Anglo-American stories about Hamas, the causes of the Second Intifada, ...

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A Short History of the Russian Revolution

by Geoffrey Swain

In 1917 revolutionary fervour swept through Russia, ending centuries of imperial rule and instigating political and social changes that would lead to the formation of the Soviet Union. Arising out of proletariat discontent with the Tsarist ...

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Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America

by Deana A. Rohlinger

Weaving together analyses of archival material, news coverage, and interviews conducted with journalists from mainstream and partisan outlets as well as with activists across the political spectrum, Deana A. Rohlinger re-imagines how activists ...

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Activism in Jordan

by Pénélope Larzillière

In Jordan, between censorship, repression and election rigging, political activism is limited – despite the democratic opening glimpsed in 1989. In this important new book, Pénélope Larzillière charts the path of longstanding activists in Jordan

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Activist Wisdom

Practical knowledge and creative tension in social movements

by Sarah Maddison

Peace marches, protest demonstrations and campaigns for or against every cause imaginable have long been part of the Australian social and political landscape. This lively book blends the voices and experiences of insiders involved in particular

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Activists, Alliances, and Anti-U.S. Base Protests

by Andrew Yeo

Anti-U.S. base protests, played out in parliaments and the streets of host nations, continue to arise in different parts of the world. In a novel approach, this book examines the impact of anti-base movements and the important role bilateral ...

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Advocacy in Conflict

Critical Perspectives on Transnational Activism

by Alex de Waal

Conflicts in Africa, Asia and Latin America have become a common focus of advocacy by Western celebrities and NGOs. This provocative volume delves into the realities of these efforts, which have often involved compromising on integrity in ...

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Affective Communities in World Politics

Collective Emotions after Trauma

by Emma Hutchison

Emotions underpin how political communities are formed and function. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in times of trauma. The emotions associated with suffering caused by war, terrorism, natural disasters, famine and poverty can play a ...

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Africa and the War on Terrorism

by John Davis

Abject poverty and official corruption make parts of Africa a very attractive destination for terrorist organizations. Opportunities have developed during the pre- and post-9/11 periods in Africa for the recruitment of terrorists, attainment of ...

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Africa Uprising

Popular Protest and Political Change

by Adam Branch & Zachariah Mampilly

From Egypt to South Africa, Nigeria to Ethiopia, a new force for political change is emerging across Africa: popular protest. Widespread urban uprisings by youth, the unemployed, trade unions, activists, writers, artists, and religious groups ...

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After Occupy

Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

by Tom Malleson

These days, it is easy to be cynical about democracy. Even though there are more democratic societies now (119 and counting) than ever before, skeptics can point to low turnouts in national elections, the degree to which money corrupts the ...

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AirLandBattle21

Transformational Concepts for Integrating Twenty-First Century Air and Ground Forces

by Ellwood P. Hinman Iv & Thomas E. Jahn

The changed strategic landscape of the 21st century has driven a shift to more flexible, adaptable capabilities across the spectrum of conflict. Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have demonstrated the validity of team warfare between air and ...

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